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Rare and original experience
Bhutan’s transition from an absolute monarchy to something different was always going to be a neat, orderly affair. The initiative for the transition came from a far-sighted monarch, King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, who abdicated in December ...
Narrowing the gap
The main recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission headed by Justice B.N. Srikrishna seek to narrow the gap in the compensation levels between the public and the private sectors. They also aim at imparting greater accountability and encouraging ...
Leader Page Articles
A functional dimension of social justice
By V.R. Krishna Iyer
Public interest litigation is the incarnation of judicial activism in its people-oriented litigative dimension and environmental preservation. Justice becomes a living reality only if PIL becomes a pragmatic facility for the common people.
Climate change: Bangladesh takes the lead
By John Vidal
While the least developed countries suffer the worst effects of climate change, brought about by the actions of the rich, they have no voice in global warming talks.
Migrants and a silent human rights crisis
By Mukul Sharma
In a globalising, liberalising and corporatising economy, we have been ignoring labour rights laws and standards which guarantee migrants’ rights.
Portuguese speakers seek to unify language
By Graham Keeley
The seemingly innocent letters y, k and w have provoked a bitter linguistic row among Portuguese speakers, with plans for them to oust three existing letters from the language. The letters
Letters to the Editor
“I see myself as a weaver of positive myths”
We need a functioning world governance structure that is not only participatory but trustworthy and effective at the same time, saysAmin Maalouf
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